Frankland Group National Park

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Frankland Group National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
Coordinates 17°09′49″S 146°00′42″E / 17.16361°S 146.01167°E / -17.16361; 146.01167Coordinates: 17°09′49″S 146°00′42″E / 17.16361°S 146.01167°E / -17.16361; 146.01167
Area 0.77 km2 (0.30 sq mi)
Established 1994
Managing authorities Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service
Official site www.nprsr.qld.gov.au/parks/frankland-group/index.html

Frankland Group is a national park in Queensland, Australia, 1353 km northwest of Brisbane. The five continental islands of the Franklin group are High, Normanby, Mabel, Round and Russel isles, which lie about 10 km offshore, and are about 45 km south east of Cairns.[1] They are the traditional home of the Mandingalbay Yidinji, and the Gungandji Aboriginal peoples.[2]

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  1. ^ "About The Franklands". The State of Queensland (Department of National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing). Retrieved 21 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "Frankland Group National Park". The State of Queensland (Department of National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing). Retrieved 21 December 2012.